One of the most popular hill stations in India, Shimla rightfully earned its nickname as the ‘Queen of the hills’. For as long as leisurely travel became mainstream in India, Shimla has been the choice of hill station people preferred to go. Being the capital of Himachal Pradesh also brings in some economical and administrative benefits as the quaint hill town has now evolved into a charming city in the hills.

With world-class amenities and accommodations for every budget, travelers can really spoil themselves with all their hearts will at this lovely hill-station that has managed to maintain its charm over the past century. Travelers can indulge in some shopping at the iconic Shimla Mall Road, visit the Christ Church at Ridge Road, or even visit the fascinating Jakhoo Temple during their stay in Shimla.

Current temperature: 6 degrees

Experience type: Relaxation, Sightseeing, Shopping

Best for: Families, Couples, and Friends

Best time to visit: April to July, December to January (for snowfall)